De film reconstrueert de reis van drie migranten die van de Sahara naar Spanje trekken. Ze geven alles op, inclusief hun familie en vrienden, om het hoofd te bieden aan de lange, gevaarlijke weg naar Noord-Afrika, waar ze alles proberen te regelen om de laatste 14 kilometers, die Afrika van Spanje scheiden, over te geraken. Overtuigd van het idee dat in het Westen ‘niemand van honger sterft’, leve
Title
14 kilómetros / regie en scen. Gerardo Olivares
Other title
Catorze kilómetros
Director
Gerardo Olivares
Composer
Santi Vega
Actor
Mahamadou Azoulma Adoum Moussa Aminata Kanta
Language
Multiple languages, Spanish, Arabic
Publisher
De Filmfreak, 2010
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2007
Playing time
95 min.
Note
Afwisselend Spaans en Arabisch gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
ISBN
9789058497321
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About Gerardo Olivares

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Gerardo Olivares (born 1964) is a Spanish filmmaker and screenwriter. He is married with two children and lives in Madrid. He was the first Spanish man to win the Golden Spike at the prestigious Seminci film festival in Valladolid for his film "14 kilómetros".

Travels

A tireless traveler, Olivares began to travel the world in 1987 while studying Information Science at the Complutense University of Madrid. At the age of twenty he borrowed a Vespa motorcycle from his brother and for four months traveled in the North Cape in Lapland, where he did his first reportage on the nomads who live beyond the Arctic Circle. Back in Madrid, the report was published in Los Aventureros (The Adventurer). Months later he started working under the direction of the journalist and writer Enrique Meneses, whom he has always considered his master.

A year later Olivares covered a good part of the Sahara with a Seat Panda, a desert he later …Read more on Wikipedia